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Happy birthday, 20th and 24th Amendments

January 23, 2018 By NCC Staff

Today we celebrate the ratification of not one, but two constitutional amendments: the 20th Amendment (ratified January 23, 1933) and the 24th Amendment (ratified January 23, 1964). Here's what you need to know.

Pennsylvania congressional election maps voided

January 22, 2018 By Lyle Denniston

In a ruling that potentially could be a political boon to Democrats running for Congress this year in Pennsylvania, a sharply divided state Supreme Court on Monday struck down 2011 maps for electing 18 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Supreme Court hops into endangered frog habitat dispute

January 22, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

Without comment, the Supreme Court decided on Monday to hear one of two cases in a dispute over land in Louisiana dedicated to protecting a frog species that doesn’t live there.

Supreme Court rules for cops in ‘party out of bounds’ case

January 22, 2018 By NCC Staff

A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that police officers who busted partiers at a vacant District of Columbia house in 2008 were entitled to immunity for placing the participants under arrest.

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